Rapid Rx Quiz: Corticosteroids

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


July 14, 2022

According to its manufacturer, mifepristone is contraindicated in patients taking long-term corticosteroid therapy. Neither the copper T380A intrauterine device nor the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (Mirena) is contraindicated in women taking cortisone. Norethindrone is a progestin-only contraceptive that is safe with cortisone and other corticosteroids.

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